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Chris Guy

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Mills Selig

Work Department

Corporate; private equity and venture capital; commercial; banking and finance; partnerships.

Position

Chris is head of the corporate team. He joined Mills Selig in 2000 and has also been a member of the private equity team of leading Australian law firm Clayton Utz in Sydney, working on large private equity transactions. Chris specialises in acquisitions, MBOs/MBIs, mergers and venture capital transactions. He also has significant experience in other corporate matters such as shareholder arrangements, joint ventures and corporate restructuring. Chris is a visiting lecturer in company law at the institute for professional legal studies. Recent highlights include: advising the partners of Hughes Insurance on the sale of the Hughes Insurance business, Northern Ireland’s largest independent insurance broker, to US firm Liberty Insurance; advising the shareholders of O’Kane Poultry Limited on the sale of the entire share capital of the company to Moy Park Limited; advising Natural World Products Limited, one of the largest waste processors in Ireland, on various corporate restructurings; and advising iCon Infrastructure on the NI aspects of its acquisition of Firmus Energy.

Career

Joined Mills Selig in 2000; admitted as solicitor in 2002; Australia from October 2006 to October 2007; rejoined Mills Selig in November 2007.

Member

Company and Commercial Lawyers Group Northern Ireland.


Northern Ireland: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

Chris Guy - Mills Selig

Within: Corporate and M&A

Recent work for Mills Selig’s corporate team is dominated by mandates from the technology sector, although the firm is also experienced in finance, insurance, real estate and renewables. The group assists clients with investments, acquisitions and mergers. IT specialist Kathryn Walls advised Northern Ireland-based software firm Locum Match First Derivatives on a follow-on equity investment from an institutional investor and a group of private investors, and assisted clinical communication software company Clinishare with a £1m investment from a private investor group from Crescent Capital. Other clients include First Derivatives and Tullymore House. Chris Guy  leads the practice.

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